Barton Creek Cave is a remote underground water cave system through which visitors can travel in canoes equipped with a powerful spotlights. It is believed that the Maya once used this cave for ritual ceremonies; vistors can see skeletal remains and other Mayan cultural artifcacts as they journey through the cave.

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Family Review of Barton Creek Cave

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • You probably won't feel claustrophobic as the cave ranges between 60 to 145 feet high.
  • Because of the cave's fluted stalactites and reputed history as a site of Maya sacrifices, the cave holds the interest even of teens.

Cayo District
PIne Ridge Road
San Ignacio (nearest)

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 501.223-1302
Fax: 501.223-5109
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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